DevOps Engineer

Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Closing date
19 May 2021

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Clearance Level
DV, SC, None / Undisclosed
Defence, Information Technology
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In a world of increasing digital connectivity, innovation and cyber-attacks CGI Defence and Intelligence protects the UK. CGI Defence and Intelligence works with UK Government and Industry to secure the UK’s IT systems and increase UK prosperity.Our people are essential to delivering our mission and to our growth and success. We want the best people to join us, to help us grow and protect the prosperity of the UK. We value our people and provide a supportive and guided environment in which to build your career.

All successful applicants must hold, or be eligible & willing to obtain, UK Security Clearance (SC) with the view to progressing to higher level clearance if required.

Now, more than ever we are ensuring the continuity of critical services that matter and we are still recruiting during these challenging times.If you love finding innovative solutions to improve complex systems, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK, and it needs your help. From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.

And the even better news? Our friendly team will keep you inspired and will support you to do what you do best, better.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

> Our CGI SDI team based in Gloucester has a strong Agile /DevOps software engineering ethos. To maintain our growth, we are looking to recruit DevOps engineers with varied skill-sets and experience to work on leading edge, secure cloud solutions for our clients.

> Working from our Gloucester office or on customer site, we help our clients with some of their most complex IT challenges. Our developers have the opportunity to construct some of the most unique and exciting software solutions within the industry.

>You can expect be involved in all stages of the project and system life-cycles.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

> Design, implement and maintain operations of secure cloud environments (development through to production ) using either AWS or Microsoft Azure
>Automation skills (e.g. Infrastructure as Code) in order to provision and manage environments using technologies such as Ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation or ARM
>Linux and Windows OS experience, including scripting (e.g. Powershell and Bash).
>Strong knowledge of container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
>Familiar with Agile approach and software engineering practices including Continuous Integration and Delivery

>Experience in setting up and configuring CI / CD pipelines and tools (e.g. Jenkins, Bitbucket, SonarQube)
>Experience in log collection technologies and monitoring platforms (e.g. ELK Stack or Splunk)
>Looks to build quality into the solution at every step with a focus for continually improving
>Working as part of an agile delivery team to realise business value for our customers
>A positive attitude: There are unique challenges to our work. The requirements, the technologies and the problems we are solving can change at short notice. We need people who are pragmatic, who can adapt as situations evolve, who enjoy new experiences and always want to learn new things.
>An approachable personality: An open, collaborative and professional demeanour is essential. Many of our roles involve working directly with our clients. We need people we can trust to present themselves well. People who represent and enhance the reputation of CGI.

Desirable Requirements:
>Technologies: OpenShift, Lambda, NiFi, Hadoop, Apache Kafka, ELK Stack.
>Databases: MongoDB, Oracle, MySQL.
>Tooling: Eclipse, Jenkins, Atlassian suite, Robot Framework, JMeter, Ansible.



What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.


CGI is a global business with 65,000 professionals in 40 countries across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe who provide end-to-end IT and business process services that facilitate the on-going evolution of our clients’ businesses.

Our aspiration is very simple: to be the best at what we do and help our clients to succeed. To achieve this we foster local accountability for client success whilst bringing our global strength and onshore, nearshore and offshore delivery capabilities to deliver the right blend of solutions for our clients. Across the UK we have around 6000 members who bring specific industry knowledge with a broad range of client experience in order to be a true local partner. We differentiate ourselves by our way of working — approachable, flexible and easy to do business with.

With 40 years of experience and continued business growth we offer financial strength and business rigour to support some of the UK’s biggest and best brands across the commercial and public sectors. Our teams have experience in delivering award winning programmes in space, defence and national security, central government and the public sector including health, as well as the commercial sector including financial services, oil and gas, energy and utilities and telecoms.

We deliver a full spectrum of innovative and adaptable solutions including IT and business consulting, systems integration, application management and development, IP-based solutions, flexible infrastructure services and comprehensive outsourcing services. At CGI, you will find a stimulating environment with exciting and varied opportunities to evolve your skills and build on your experience. We offer a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. There's always room for you to grow at CGI - that is our commitment to you.

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